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The Kentucky Derby: Where Decadence Meets Depravity

Posted: May. 3rd, 2013 | Comments 0 | Make a Comment
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The Kentucky Derby is widely considered to be "The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports" but do you know why? Sure, the most obvious answer is that its a horse race and those are quick and exciting, but it's more than that. Steeped in rich tradition that combines glamour and debauchery, the

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is actually the gateway race to the US Triple Crown, meaning that a horse has to win the Derby if it wants to continue on to the next two legs the Preakness Stakes and then the Belmont Stakes. Even though it's the first round to the crown, the Derby is thought of by many as the most prestigious horse race in the nation and with a history dating back to 1875, there are a lot reasons to be impressed.

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The Kentucky Derby: Where Decadence Meets Depravity

Posted: May. 3rd, 2013 | Comments 0 | Make a Comment

kentucky derby history

Photo Courtesy of The Kentucky Derby | Churchill Downs

The Kentucky Derby is widely considered to be “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports” but do you know why? Sure, the most obvious answer is that it’s a horse race and those are quick and exciting, but it’s more than that. Steeped in rich tradition that combines glamour and debauchery, the Kentucky Derby is actually the gateway race to the US Triple Crown, meaning that a horse has to win the Derby if it wants to continue on to the next two legs — the Preakness Stakes and then the Belmont Stakes. Even though it’s the first round to the crown, the Derby is thought of by many as the most prestigious horse race in the nation and with a history dating back to 1875, there are a lot reasons to be impressed.
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Related Topics : Kentucky Derby, Lifestyle News
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